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Cisco Bug: CSCtf02164 - tacacs authentication results in error

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Feb 22, 2014

Products (1)

  • Cisco ACE GSS 4400 Series Global Site Selector Appliances

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1] Fix to this bug CSCso01410 triggered this current tacacs authentication bug.
2] When user is denied for certain commands in ACS/tac_plus, for ex: config
   the GSS allows that command to execute using locally configured admin user credentials.
3] The error return from the ACS and tac_plus is FAIL(Ox10), bug GSS pam_module throws ERROR(Ox11) instead of FAIL.
4] This issue is there from 3.0.1 release.
before fix:
Authorization failed for command "conf".
after fix to CSCso01410 :                      
TACACS error. Attempting local authorization ...


GSS running at least 3.0.1 code.
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